Lead Web Developer - Firelight

League City, TX, US, 77573




Job Posting

Are you ready to make a significant impact and shape the future of digital insurance applications? Look no further! American National is seeking a talented, creative, and hands-on developer to join our dynamic team. You’ll play a pivotal role in expanding our Firelight footprint. Firelight, our cutting-edge e-application platform, is revolutionizing the industry. By building easy-to-use and robust E-App products, you’ll contribute to enhancing efficiency and streamlining processes for our Annuity Application Team.


Your Impact: 


  • You’ll work closely with our existing products and processes within the Firelight platform, refining them to gain efficiencies and improve the overall user experience. Your creativity and technical prowess will be put to the test as you optimize and innovate.
  • We thrive on curiosity and a hunger for new technologies. If you’re someone who loves diving into the latest tech trends, experimenting, and pushing boundaries, this role is tailor-made for you. Your passion will drive our success.
  • We take immense pride in our work. As a senior developer, you’ll be instrumental in achieving incredible results. Whether it’s elegant code, seamless user experiences, or efficient processes, your contributions will be celebrated.
  • Our fast-paced, highly collaborative environment encourages open communication. You’ll work closely with cross-functional teams, sharing ideas, conducting code reviews, and collectively raising the bar.
  • Strong analytical skills are your secret weapon. You’ll dissect complex problems, identify patterns, and architect elegant solutions. Your ability to analyze data structures and tools will be invaluable.
  • Experience with agile practices? Fantastic! We embrace agility, and your familiarity with agile methodologies will be a major asset.



  • Firelight Forms and Wizard experience needed
    • Experience creating custom application flows via wizard
    • Experience with Template forms (and rules)
  •  Advanced knowledge of custom XML rules and setup
    • Experience with working with Custom Actions
    • Not sure best way to word it, but knowledge about create efficient rules (avoid duplication, retriggering of rules and general ease of maintenance)
  • Advanced knowledge of Forms utility and setup
    • Experience with form tags and asking for data only one time
  • Familiarity with sales agreements and packages
    • Experience with tag forms with types in packages (ie. Submit Only, Print Only, Conditional etc…)
    • Knowledge about working with distributors.
  • Familiarity with Firelight deployment processes and procedures
  • Experience creating rules (avoid duplication, retriggering of rules and general ease of maintenance)




American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

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